RE: changing user name
On 30-Apr-99 Marlon Urias wrote:
> If I get a user who wants to change only their username how do I go about
> doing a thorough job? Simply changing the passwd entry doesnt seem to be
> the right thing because then all the files with ownership
> wont be availabe for user newLogin. Thanks for the help.
Actually vipw and change the user name there should do it. The name shown in
ls -al is from this file. As long as the uid does not change, all is happy.